Brown Butter Snickerdoodles

The classic cookie is made even better with the addition of brown butter! Brown Butter Snickerdoodles still have the tang of a traditional snickerdoodle, but are even more nuanced in flavor.

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Snickerdoodles are essentially a cinnamon sugar cookie that’s known for its unique tangy flavor. The special ingredient every snickerdoodle recipe must have to qualify as a snickerdoodle? Cream of tartar.

prep the brown butter

1. Prepare the browned butter. Here's a full tutorial on how to brown butter.


2. After preparing, let sit at room temperature until cool enough to handle. Then, transfer to a jar and chill until solid.

Make the cookie dough

3. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, combine the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, and kosher salt. Whisk until well sifted. Set aside.

cream the butter

4. Press the dough into the prepared baking sheet, ensuring that it is evenly level across the top and that it fully reaches the corners of the pan.

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